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As part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, people from around the world took photo-pledges in participation of Stirring the Fire’s “Together We Stand to End Violence against Women” campaign. With each photo-pledge you raised awareness to about gender-based violence in your community!  Our final collage includes 102 different photo-pledges from 10 […]






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“Together We Stand” Campaign

Take your photo-pledge to end violence against women by Dec 10th!  There are only a few days left! How easy is it to raise awareness about gender-based violence? Join us and learn more here. “Together We Stand to End Violence against Women” is part of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence. After the […]






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Leave the Classroom Behind and Enjoy Experiential Learning! SIT Study Abroad Programs feature a unique 15 week experience studying International Perspective on sexuality and Gender in the Netherlands and Morocco.  SIT Study Abroad offers challenging field-based opportunities for students to engage directly with critical issues facing our world today.  This is a great way to […]






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Foundation for Women is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit microfinance organization established in 1997 with offices in San Diego, CA  and Liberia. FFW’s  mission is to help alleviate poverty through entrepreneurship by providing microcredit loans, motivational programs, credit establishment, and other services to impoverished women both locally and globally. Through programs such as microcredit, women have […]






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“Together We Stand” Campaign – NOW until Dec 10th! Phil, Rajesh, Kara and Mixtli in Guatemala with the girls from the Participatory Film program Raise awareness about gender-based violence by participating in Stirring the Fire’s online “Together We Stand to End Violence against Women” campaign. It’s easy! To show your support, simply take a photo […]






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In support of “The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence” Stirring the Fire is participating in Seattle Against Slavery’s “No One Should Be Forced Campaign”. Following a recent FBI report that Washington state led the nation in the number
 of child prostitutes that were recovered as part of a nationwide crackdown on child traffickers […]






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